Club Brugge is set to face off against PSG in their first match of the Champions League group stage at 3 p.m. ET September 15th at Jan Breydelstadion. There are 32 teams in the group stage divided into 8 groups; the winners and runners-up in each group will advance to the round of 16, the third-place teams will continue in the Europa League round of 32, and the losers will bid the tournament farewell. This is the first Champions League match of the season for both teams.
Club Brugge made it to the group stage last season but failed to advance to the knockout phase. In subsequent Europa League play, they made it as far as the round of 32 but did not advance further. As for PSG, they were close to the championship but lost in the semi-finals to Manchester City 2-1 and 2-0.
Will Club Brugge make it out of the group stage this time around, or is PSG getting to the next stage instead? Check back at CBSSports.com to keep track of this and all the UEFA Champions League events.
How To Watch
Who: Club Brugge vs. PSG
When: Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET
Where: Jan Breydelstadion
TV/Live stream: Paramount+
CLUB BRUGGE host Paris Saint-Germain tonight as Lionel Messi prepares to make his first European appearance for the French side.
PSG are amongst the favourites to lift the trophy this year and will want to get off to a winning start in Belgium.
Kick-off time: 8pm BST
When is Club Brugge vs PSG?
Kick-off is at 8pm BST.
The last time PSG visited this ground in the 2019 group stages, they ran out emphatic 5-0 winners.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
Once again, BT Sport have the TV rights to show the Champions League live in the UK.
This game will be shown live on BT Sport ESPN.
Coverage begins at 7.30pm.
If you want to stream, download the BT Sport app on your mobile, tablet or PC.
Can I watch for free?
EE customers can get BT Sport INCLUDED to their plan at no extra cost if they are on a plan with Smart Benefits – simply log in to EE and choose BT Sport app.
And then get it on the big screen by texting SPORT to 150 to get a FREE three-month trial of large screen so you can cast all the action on your TV.
At the end of the three months you will automatically roll onto the £15 per month subscription unless cancelled.
What is the team news?
The hosts will be without Eder Balanta after he was forced off at the weekend with a hip injury.
Aston Villa loanee Wesley is lacking match fitness, while Bas Dost looks set to lead the line.
For the visitors, Messi is set to start with Neymar also expected to be in the XI.
Sergio Ramos, Marco Verratti and Layvin Kurzawa are all unavailable through injury, while Angel Di Maria is suspended.